Product Code: FGFO-0127

Purbeck Stone Bird Bath On Legs With Base

Reclaimed Purbeck Stone Bird Bath On Legs With Base

This reclaimed Purbeck Stone bird bath is a rare treat! Steeped in history and crafted with precision, this impressive creation is a sanctuary for our feathered friends. This is a well weathered example of a rare, 4 legged bird bath. Especially interesting is the base, which has shaped cut-outs for each specific leg, ensuring it’s reassembled in the correct order. Now cracked with age, and sustaining some damage to the top rim, this bird bath is still watertight and capable of fulfilling its purpose.

Dimensions- L21″ x W21″ x H26″ (L53cm x W53cm x H65cm)

Please note, due to the nature of production, the age of the items and process of reclamation, there are likely to be flaws in this item. This includes colour, varying defects, such as stains, cracks, chips and other damages. This is normal wear and tear for most reclaimed items, especially so for antique pieces such as this bird bath.

£750.00 Excl. VAT (inc VAT)£625.00 (exc VAT)

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SIZE: L53cm x W53cm x H65cmL21" x W21" x H26"
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Description

Reclaimed Purbeck Stone Bird Bath On Legs With Base

In the world of garden décor, this reclaimed Purbeck Stone bird bath is a rare treat! Steeped in history and crafted with precision, this impressive creation is a sanctuary for our feathered friends. Furthermore, it serves as testament to the enduring allure of natural materials.

The story of the reclaimed bird bath dates back centuries, to the rugged landscapes of Dorset, England. Purbeck Stone, renowned for its durability and distinctive grey hues, has been quarried from the Purbeck Hills since Roman times. Initially prized for its architectural uses, this venerable stone found its way into gardens during the Victorian era. Consequently, in that era it became synonymous with sophistication and refinement.

Carved by skilled artisans, this reclaimed Purbeck Stone bird bath bears the hallmarks of its storied past. Weathered by time and adorned with a unique patina, this piece exudes a sense of authenticity unmatched by modern replicas. Moreover, the patina of age lends character and depth, transforming a mere ornament into a cherished heirloom.

Practical Aesthetics

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the reclaimed Purbeck Stone bird bath serves a practical purpose in the garden ecosystem. With a shallow basin and supported by four Purbeck stone columns, it provides a vital source of water for birds. Additionally, its rough surface offers traction, allowing other wildlife to climb up to drink and bathe. Furthermore, this large bird bath fosters moments of tranquility, for the gardener, amidst the bustle of nature.

Versatility is another hallmark of the reclaimed bird bath. Whether nestled among verdant foliage or placed as a focal point on a manicured lawn, its understated elegance complements any outdoor setting. From traditional English gardens to contemporary landscapes, these timeless pieces seamlessly integrate into their surroundings. Moreover, this adds a touch of rustic charm to outdoor spaces.

In addition, the sustainability factor can’t be overlooked. By repurposing reclaimed Purbeck Stone, each bird bath embodies a commitment to environmental stewardship. In giving new life to materials that might otherwise be discarded, we honour the heritage of our natural resources while reducing our ecological footprint.

In essence, the reclaimed Purbeck Stone bird bath is more than just a decorative accent—it’s a symbol of craftsmanship, heritage, and harmony with nature. As it stands, bathed in sunlight and visited by feathered friends, it invites us to pause, reflect, and reconnect with the timeless beauty of the natural world.

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